So who's interested in Saab again? Looks like a lot of people are. A post on Saabs United, around "6-7 serious bidders" are trying to buy the remains of Saab. According to a report, whatever company wins the Saab deal won't necessarily be the highest bidder but with the package that looks the most capable of getting Saab back into the game of making and selling cars.
Germany's AutoBild suggests that the actual number of interested parties numbers around 14, though there's no confirmation, and no indication on how serious all those parties are.
BMW has plans to increase its product portfolio, which leaves to thought, could there be a joint BMW-Saab platform to come? Or will Saab go in bed with a Chinese automaker? Or General Motors? Either way, we'll know for sure, next week.
Nissan have given the world some dependable, reliable cars. But, they have also given us some fantastic monsters too. Skyline, anyone? But, the Geneva Car Show has been full of surprises this year. No more so than the release of the Nissan Sway. Nissan has always been well known for coming up with versatile, affordable yet good looking hatchbacks. But, the concept of the Sway was launched yesterday at the show. It certainly held a lot of sway with motor lovers at the convention. Read more
Brabus tuned a powerful Mercedes-Benz S65 dubbed the Rocket 900, fitting it with a 6.3 liter displacement 12-cylinder engine, enhanced fitted turbochargers and a new exhaust system to create 900hp and 1,500 Nm of torque. Read more
Volkswagen's latest Sport rendition to the Coupé Concept GTE will boast an advanced plug-in hybrid system connecting a 3.0 liter turbocharged V6 engine with a pair of electric motors and a six-speed dual clutch transmission. It will produce a combined output of 374hp and 369 pound-feet of torque and has a top speed of 155mph. Read more